Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-293480

Description

Unused fragment of floral flocked wallpaper. Groupings of stylized flowers in maroon flocking are joined to each other by draping foliate vines. The flocking is block-printed over ochre stripes on polished cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
flocking
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
stripes
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Beautiful flock - dupllicate" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1191

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.253

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Flocked

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Stripes
Vines

Period/Style

Floral
Stripe